What is M2TS?

A .M2TS file is a Sony high definition video file type. M2TS files are raw AVCHD videos recorded using Sony's camcorders, such as the HDR-SR1 and HDR-SR5 models. Panasonic, Canon and other brands of AVCHD camcorders also record in M2TS format.

Currently, M2TS files can be played using the Picture Motion Browser, which is an application video player provided with Sony AVCHD camcorders. M2TS files can also be played with Mplayer, Windows Media Player and other media players if there is a codec for DVD playing installed. But the file type .M2TS is not always automatically associated with the player, so it may be necessary to open it from the player. That's to say, it's not convenient to play and enjoy your M2TS video.

How to Play M2TS Files on Mac?

Playing M2TS files from AVCHD folders (BDMV and CERTIFICATE) can be achieved with VLC Media Player which could play back the content (as it supports H.264 video and AC3 audio directly without needing DirectShow filters). Software called the "Picture Motion Browser" is distributed with Sony camcorders and can play these kind of files, but this article assumes you do not have that software.

How to use M2TS converter to convert M2TS to AVI, MPEG, etc. on Mac OS X?

How can you convert .M2TS files to popular video formats such as AVI, MPEG, MP4, etc.? You need can use iFunia Video Converter for Mac to convert M2TS to AVI, convert AVI to WMV, convert M2TS to MPEG, convert M2TS to MP4 so that you can put them on your iMove, iPod, iPhone, and other potable players. It is a all-in-one Mac video converter can convert all regular video formats (including .M2TS format) from one to another perfectly. You can download free trial Version.

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Step 1: Source Setup

Click the Media Browser icon at the upper right corner to add the .M2TS files you want to convert to the program. You can also directly drag and drop files. Batch conversion is supported by this Mac video converter, so you can load several M2TS files at one time.

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Optional: Edit your M2TS files

iFunia Video Converter for Mac can help you set video brightness, contrast, saturation, crop video, trim video and even merge multiple files into one single file before the conversion.

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Trim Video:
This M2TS Video Converter for Mac allows you to trim your video, so you can capture your favorite video clips.

Select the video you want to edit, then click the "Edit" button on the top. A Edit window will be prompted. Click the Start Point and End point to keep your favorite parts of video in iFunia Video Converter for Mac.

Crop Video:
To watch your movies on your portable players in full screen, you can also remove the black edges around your video with this iFunia M2TS Video Converter .

Click "Crop" tab to open the Crop Video window, then tick the "Enable Crop" option box. There are two methods available to crop your video: Crop by adjusting the crop frame and Crop by setting the crop values. After you select an output aspect ratio and finish the crop, you can preview the final visual effect on the right Output Preview in real-time.

Set Effect:

If you want to adjust the video effect of your movie, you can click the Effect tab and then tick "Enable Effect" option box.

Drag each effect adjustment slider to set the video brightness and contrast. You can also choose a special effect from the Effect drop-down list to apply to your movie.

Add Watermark:

If you want to add watermark on your video, you can click Watermark tab and then tick "Enable Effect" option box.

You may add Text or Image watermark onto your video. If you want to add Text watermark for your video, click the Color or Font button to set the color and font of your text. Drag and drop the text to anywhere you want. If you want to add image watermark, just tick the Image option and select the image you want to add as watermark.

Step 2: Destination Setup

After you added M2TS files, you can select AVI output format and specify a directory on your computer to save the output files. iFunia Video Converter for Mac also supports comprehensive video formats including MPEG, WMV, MP4, MOV, XviD, 3GP, FLV, etc. It is widedly used to convert MTS to MP4. You can also change the video bitrate, size and frame rate for a desired quality or compression in the setting window below.

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Step 3: Start Conversion

Click the conversion button to start conversion and then you can just go out for a walk or take a nap, and the conversion may have been finished when you come back: )